Appeal for information following criminal damage in Bournemouth

Alert message sent 10/09/2021 15:40:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after two vehicles were damaged in Bournemouth.

Dorset Police received a report at around 4.20am on Sunday 29 August 2021 that a group of four young people – described as aged between 15 and 18 years old – were making noise and smashed something in Cranleigh Road.

Officers attended and found two vehicles with smashed windows. 

Police Constable Robert Cleary, of Bournemouth police, said: “I have been carrying out a number of enquiries into this incident so far, including checking CCTV in the area.

“I am now appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area around the relevant time involving a group of three male and one female young people, to please come forward.

“We fully understand the impact damage to a vehicle has on its owner and officers from the local neighbourhood policing team are patrolling the area and can be approached by anyone with information or concerns.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210139419. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111.
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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